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News & Updates from OdySea Aquarium

Get a sneak peek inside OdySea Aquarium AZ Central – July 21st. Penguins, otters, sea lions and more than 500 other species of marine life will soon find a home in the Arizona desert as the OdySea Aquarium prepares to open in September along Loop 101 near Scottsdale.The 2 million-gallon aquarium, which will cost more than $100 million, will be among the largest in the nation, surpassing major aquariums… Read more »
We’re making ocean water! Sneak peek at OdySea Aquarium SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) – Two million gallons of water and 200 tons of salt is all for over 10,000 sea animals that will be living in Odysea’s 200,000-square feet of space. For more than a year, construction workers have been building the aquarium’s bones, while Dave Peranteau focuses on all of the creatures he’s about to… Read more »
Native American influence courses through OdySea Aquarium By Marissa Johnson, Reporter at the Scottsdale Chronicle. April 23, 2016 OdySea opens this summer and its design has more than meets the eye The OdySea Aquarium has been the talk of the Valley for almost a year now. Doors should be ready to open this July and the aquarium is on the fast track… Read more »
New aquarium under construction Original story posted February 29 by the FOX 10 Staff at KSAZ There’s a lot of buzz in the valley about a new Aquarium that is under construction near the 101 and Via de Ventura. The general manager of the OdySea aquarium is part of a whole 30-acre development. It’s about 200,000 square feet with more… Read more »
OdySea Aquarium hits construction milestone Posted February 12, 2016 by AZ Business MagazineOdysea Aquarium remains on track for a summer grand opening, a “topping out” recently took place. This new construction milestone marks the conclusion of steelwork to the top of the facility which included installation of 2 million pounds of steel and 1,198 beams for the 200,000-square-foot, three-story facility.“This… Read more »
Team Embraces Tech To Build Circular Aquarium Designing and constructing the OdySea in the Desert aquarium—a circular structure formed by cast-in-place concrete and tilt-up panels—spurred the project team to elevate its use of construction technology.
Largest aquarium in the southwest By | KTAR NewsPhoenix-area OdySea Aquarium to open in July, will be largest aquarium in SouthwestOdySea Aquarium is opening its doors to the public on July 2 and will be the largest aquarium in the Southwest, according to their website.The aquarium is expected to be 200,000 square feet and have two levels. The facility projects to serve… Read more »
An Odysea comes to the Valley By Kara Talayman | Northeast Valley News With less than a year until opening, the Odysea in the Desert experience is going swimmingly and will make a splash in July 2016. In what is being called an “immersive experience,” visitors will see 7,500-pound sphere-shaped tanks upon entrance – placed right above their heads, of course. These… Read more »
OdySea construction quickly progressing in Scottsdale Drivers on the Loop 101 freeway may have noticed the major construction occurring off of the Via de Ventura exit in Scottsdale. Most recently, the development of OdySea Aquarium has included the erection of the building’s massive 60 ft. walls. Construction is progressing quickly to meet the grand opening, planned for July 2016. McCarthy Building… Read more »
By Steven Totten | Phoenix Business Journal Drive along Loop 101 in the East Valley and you will now can see more of the pieces put together for OdySea Aquarium on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community — namely the massive walls that have been erected this month. Located next to Butterfly Wonderland off Via… Read more »